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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
324 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south of New
England.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ898-202000-
324 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR NEW ENGLAND WATERS...Strong high pressure will
build E and SE over the waters today, then pass E of the waters
tonight. A developing low will approach the waters from the SW 
by this evening, and move NE along the New England coast over-
night. The low will then turn E and pass across the waters Thu
morning, and move E of the region by later Thu and Thu night.
Another high will slowly build E toward the coast Thu night into
Fri night, move E over the waters Sat, and then pass E of the 
area Sat night as another developing low approaches from the SW.
The low track NE near the coast Sun, and move N of the waters 
Sun night while pulling a strong cold front across the waters.

$$

ANZ800-202000-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
324 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Snow and a chance of light freezing rain. 
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Sleet and rain. Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 

$$

ANZ805-202000-
Georges Bank between Cape Cod and 68W north of 1000 fm-
324 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray early. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of snow and freezing rain.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 16 ft. 

$$

ANZ900-202000-
Georges Bank between 68W and the Hague Line-
324 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft. Chance of freezing rain and snow.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas building to 6 to 10
ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S. Seas building to 5 to 9
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft. 

$$

ANZ810-202000-
South of New England between the Great South Channel and Montauk
Point to 1000 fm-
324 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt
early, then becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 8 ft. Chance of snow early, then
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less early. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas becoming 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 9 to 16 ft. 

$$

ANZ815-202000-
South of Long Island between Montauk Point and Sandy Hook to
1000 fm-
324 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt early,
then becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of 
snow. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 9 ft. Snow 
early, then rain and areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...Winds becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of 
fog and a chance of rain early with VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4
to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 15 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.